WEST ORANGE, NJ —The West Orange Rotary Club recently continued its charitable efforts with donations of backpacks to Kelly and Redwood Elementary Schools.

At Redwood, Principal Tim Beaumont, Acting Asistant Principal Kimya Jackson, and Kelly Principal Dr. Joanne Pollara were on hand to greet families and help the Rotarians.

Earlier this summer at Redwood, sudents were able to select backpack of their choice in assorted colors and styles. Each backpack was filled with school supplies for the students.

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By the looks on their faces, students were thrilled to receive them and thanked Rotary members for their generosity.

West Orange Rotary has long supported West Orange Public Schools. Each year every third grade student receives a dictionary, and every year the Rotary provides thousands of dollars in scholarships to graduating seniors.  

The organization is actively involved in the West Orange community and also supports humanitarian efforts worldwide.

Click here to learn more about the West Orange Rotary.